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Formula E Adds Bangkok Venue, Reveals Latest Race Car Design

May 22nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

For electric racing fans, there is no event more anticipated than the inaugural Formula E season, which kicks off next year. Several world-class cities have already been selected to host these contests of speed, and most of the schedule is already determined. This week though Bangkok was added as a host city, and Formula E also revealed what the Renault-designed race cars will look like

Video: Los Angeles Welcomes Formula E Electric Race Series

April 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

One of the most exciting developments in the green car world is the formation of the Formula E racing series, which is essentially Formula One with electric cars. While several major cities across the world have signed on to host this new series, Los Angeles is the first city in the U.S. to announce that it will serve as a host for this new electric racing series

Dallara Building Official Chassis For Formula E Series

March 4th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

For electric car racing fans, the upcoming Formula E series is something worth getting excited about. With some of the biggest names in Formula One racing pledging to participate in this fledgling series, Formula E could be the series that gets young people excited about electric cars. With Italy’s Dallara Automobili now committed to building the official Formula E racing chassis, we can start visualizing the future of electric motorsports

Video: Lapping The Roman Coliseum In An Electric Formula E Racer

December 6th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

I love racing, and few motorsports have me as excited as the impending Formula E electric racing series. Billed as the Formula One of the EV world, this new series is already making big waves in both the racing and EV world. The latest bit of news comes out of Rome, which has just signed on as the first European host of the Formula E series. To celebrate, a test driver took an electric race car around the Coliseum. Not something you see every day

Formula E Series Orders 42 EV Racers, Signs McLaren To Design Drivetrains

November 19th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The world of electric racing is about to get a serious jolt come 2014. That is international motorsports overseer the FIA throws its weight behind the Formula E series. In a move that signals the seriousness of this electric racing series, the Formula E series has ordered a 42 all-electric racers from Spark Racing Technology, while signing on a McLaren subsidiary to design the electric drivetrain

London’s Olympic Park Could Host Formula E Electric Racing Series

November 15th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

In London, which hosted the games this past summer, plans for the former Olympic park already include the 2015 World Athletic Championship, as well as hosting some local soccer clubs. One EV advocate thinks the London Olympic Park would make a great setting for the upcoming Formula E electric racing series

Drayson Racing Launches Formula E Design Competition

October 31st, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

To be successful in professional racing means having the right talent and the right technology on hand. Drayson Racing Technologies is looking into the future of racing, and they see the all-electric Formula E series as a promising motorsport. To wit, Drayson Racing is launching an electric race car design challenge for first year design students, who will receive both a prize and the honor of seeing their design come to life as a real EV racer.

McLaren Ready For Electric Formula E Series

September 6th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

When the FIA announced the Formula E electric racing series, some were skeptical that such an ambitious project would even get off the ground. But several high-end racing teams have already expressed interest in racing, and you can add to that one of the most famed Formula 1 racing teams of all time; McLaren. Yup, the Big M wants to get in on this new-fangled electric racing series. Awesome

First Formula E Season Set For 2014

August 29th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The electric race cars are coming, and sooner than I had hoped. On Monday, the Federation Internatonale de l’Automobile announced [&hellip

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